RAWALPINDI: Senior US and NATO officers together with US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and commander of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan Gen Scott Miller referred to as on military chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, the ISPR mentioned on Thursday.
According to Inter-Sevices Public Relations (ISPR), issues associated to mutual curiosity, peace and stability within the area; Pak-Afghan border administration; and present developments within the Afghan peace course of have been mentioned through the assembly held on the General Headquarter in Rawalpindi.
“Special Representative for Afghanistan Ambassador Mohammad Sadiq was also present,” the navy’s media wing mentioned.
The visiting dignitaries appreciated Pakistan’s constructive function for the progress of the Afghan peace course of, the ISPR added.
The growth comes after Taliban and Afghan peace negotiators set new floor guidelines as they negotiate to convey an finish to a long time of conflict to safeguard towards the danger of any breakdown in long-sought peace talks that kickstarted final month in Qatar.
A British wire service, whereas quoting sources, reported that the breakthrough was achieved with the assistance of US officers. The two sides drew up 19 floor guidelines that their negotiators ought to observe throughout talks.
While the talks have been happening in Qatar’s capital Doha, scores of Afghan troopers and Taliban fighters have been killed in clashes and suicide assaults through which dozens of civilians have additionally died in current weeks.
“Firming up a code of conduct was extremely crucial as it proves that both sides are willing to continue talks even as we see that violence has not reduced on the ground,” mentioned one senior Western diplomat on situation of anonymity.